© Bjorn Bolinder

Matthew Rogers (1978) is from the Tidewater Region of Virginia and graduated
from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2002. He was active in the dance
community in New York City starting from 2003, dancing with choreographers 
and teaching Pilates. During this time he worked primarily with Tere O'Connor 
with whom he made 5 pieces.

Since 2012 he travels around central Europe as a freelance dancer with ongoing
collaborations in Hamburg, Germany with Jenny Beyer and Antje Pfundtner in
Gesellschaft. In 2015, he presented his first choreographic work, a fragile son
throughout the Czech and Slovak Republics and in 2017 at JACK in Brooklyn. In
August 2016 Matthew with Chris Leuenberger (CH) began Desire & Discipline
an on going study into the erotics of performing dance.

Matthew’s unofficial home is in Zilina, Slovakia where he collaborates regularly
with SKOK!, a non-profit organization focused on the advancement and support of
the physical arts community in Slovakia. Most recently with sharing Desire & Discipline 
in the SKOK!‘s WorkShoW series.

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